[e2e] Extracting No. of packets or bytes in a router buffer

Craig Partridge craig at aland.bbn.com
Wed Dec 13 10:54:41 PST 2006

Queue sizes are standard SNMP variables and thus could be sampled at
these intervals.  But it looks as if you want the queues on a per host


In message <Pine.LNX.4.44.0612130958100.28208-100000 at cmm2.cmmacs.ernet.in>, V A
nil Kumar writes:

>We are searching for any known techniques to continuously sample (say at
>every 100 msec interval) the buffer occupancy of router interfaces. The
>requirement is to extract or estimate the instantaneous value of the
>number of packets or bytes in the router buffer from another machine in
>the network, and not the maximum possible router buffer size.
>Any suggestion, advice or pointer to literature on this?
>Thanks in advance.

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